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Christmas Comes Early

Hollywood stuffs your stocking with gifts. you’ll want to return some.


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Video games have come a long way since Tron hit screens in 1982, and Tron: Legacy has evolved with them. It’s eye-poppingly gorgeous, ludicrous and swollen with enough pure adrenaline to make Raoul Duke trip balls for decades. Legacy finds computer wunderkind Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund) sucked into a digitized   More
 
Monday, December 20, 2010 , AARON MESH, KELLY CLARKE, CASEY JARMAN

Christmas Comes Early

Hollywood stuffs your stocking with gifts. you’ll want to return some.


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Nothing jars Hollywood into action like the threat of squandered profits. So the studios, recognizing that Christmas falls on a Saturday—thus reducing precious holiday matinee hours—have b ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 , AARON MESH, KELLY CLARKE, CASEY JARMAN

Bad Assets Saturday, Dec. 11


Trucker rock is best enjoyed while hurtling down I-84.

[ROADHOUSE BOOZE] I’m hoisting shots and beers at Troutdale’s massive TA truck stop when Bad Assets guitarist Jeff “Motor Jeffries” Moyer starts talking about a lonely stretch of I-84. “You go out there and there’re ghosts. It’s an amazing place,” he says, running his hand across h...   More
 
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 by

Bad Assets Saturday, Dec. 11

Trucker rock is best enjoyed while hurtling down I-84.


Music Stories
[ROADHOUSE BOOZE] I’m hoisting shots and beers at Troutdale’s massive TA truck stop when Bad Assets guitarist Jeff “Motor Jeffries” Moyer starts talking about a lonely stretch ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

He sees you when you’re sleeping.


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There’s something very diabolical about an ancient man who watches children at all times, passing judgment on their behavior before breaking into their homes in the middle of the night. Finnish ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Hawthorne

Shop here for: the perfect blend of high and low weirdness, for the crowd that loves both fancy scents and plastic poop.


Special Section Stories
Gold Door1434 SE 37th Ave., 232-6069, thegolddoor.com.Holy shit, does the Gold Door have a lot of holy stuff. With statuettes and jewelry depicting everything from Buddha to Kali, the Virgin Mary and ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Trash Humpers

Anne Hathaway seeks a cure for Love & Other Drugs.


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In advance of its much-buzzed release, the Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams film Blue Valentine—which has yet to secure a Portland opening—was slapped with an NC-17 rating by the MPAA, a ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Waits For Dinner

Cooking the Tom Waits way.


Headout Picks
ILLUSTRATION: Adam KruegerTom Waits and fine dining: With his Cookie Monster voice and propensity to chain smoke, mumble and down bourbon like a fish, Waits has a catalog that isn’t exactly a re ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, Part 1

Down here, it’s Ron Weasley’s time.


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Everybody has tough teenage years, but damn does Harry Potter have issues. Sure, we’ve all dealt with shifty relatives and hormonally imbalanced friends with mean streaks. But we didn’t ha ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Monster Bash

WW walks and stalks with the ghouls of FrightTown.


Featured Stories
FRIGHT NIGHT: The author in his FrightTown Chop Shop lair. IMAGE: Darryl JamesIt’s hot and steamy in the cavernous bowels of Memorial Coliseum. Odors of sweat, peroxide and Domino’s pizza ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
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